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Baking normal maps from Cycles material

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David Gayerie describes an improved method for normal baking, which takes additional model information into account.

I created a Cycles node called Normal to Map to bake normals from material.
When we bake normals using Cycles render engine, normal map and/or bump map are not taken into account. Pretty frustrating because we cannot bake a single normal map from a complex node set.
I wrote an article to explain how you can achieve this using the Normal to Map node and to share the blend file containing that node.
happy baking

2 Comments

  1. Thank you so much!
    Not only I can finally bake complex normal nodes, also I can convert object space normal maps to tangent space maps without exiting Blender.

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